Thursday, 18 July 2024
Konya Kocakoru Forest Nature Park

Konya Kocakoru Forest Nature Park

Kocakoru Forest Nature Park, located in the Taraşçı neighborhood of Seydişehir district in Konya, aims to provide visitors with relaxation, fun and enjoyment in the midst of a wonderful landscape while enjoying the beauty of nature.

This area, which is particularly noteworthy for its rich flora, was awarded the title of Nature Park in 1998. Due to the region's rich flora, it is known to have vegetation called Bozkır Forest, which is generally found on the northern slopes of the Taurus Mountains. Kocakoru Nature Park is home to many bird species, including black pine, cedar, oak and juniper trees, as well as many songbirds and raptors. In addition, 40 mammal species, 38 bird species, and 21 amphibian and reptile species also live here. The park covers an area of 330.79 hectares in the Seydişehir district and is located 5 km away from Taraşçı town.

 

Three glades in Kocakoru Nature Park, called Hacı Hasan Oluğu, Gudal and Küçük Oluk, are open to public use. These areas also have social areas such as rain shelters, fountains, water tanks and toilets, and are used by visitors who want to picnic on weekends. Kocakoru Nature Park is a wonderful natural wonder visited by nature lovers and cyclists in groups. If you happen to be in Seydişehir, be sure to visit Kocakoru Nature Park. We recommend that you set aside at least half a day to enjoy your journey and be sure to bring your camera along!